interEDGE.org co-founder on the impact of the Presidential elections on international students

American universities and colleges face many uncertainties under the Presidential leadership of Donald Trump. This includes the impact of on recruitment and experiences of international students on American campuses.

interEDGE.org co-founder, Dr. Rahul Choudaha, published two commentaries and his perspectives have been mentioned in 20 publications including The New York Times, Inside Higher Ed, and Slate.

Times Higher Ed: The politics of the UK and the US will not be welcomed by international students

In sum, the sociopolitical environment in the countries that are the leading destinations for international students has dramatically changed. In this turbulent environment, upholding the values of international education and student mobility is more important than ever.

University World News: International educators build bridges, not walls

Over the next four years, international educators must remain optimistic and reaffirm their commitment to building bridges that advance global engagement and mutual understanding.

Media Mentions

Career advancement is one of the prime motivations for international students to study in the U.S. Trump’s anti-immigrant stance may create stricter visa and immigration policies which may make it even more difficult for students to come to the U.S. and find internship and job opportunities.

It’s bumpy ride ahead for Indian students, Deccan Chronicle
B.C. preps for more international students as applicants avoid Trump’s America, Vancouver Sun
Steering clear of Trump’s America: B.C. expects more international students as applicants, The Province
Trump’s policies could hurt international enrollment: experts, The GW Hatchet
Are International Students in Trump’s Crosshairs? Black Enterprise
Due north: Indian students rethink US study plans, Hindustan Times
‘Is It Safe?’ Foreign Students Consider College in Donald Trump’s U.S., New York Times
Trump’s Presidency could affect international students and professionals alike, Yourstory
International students surging at state colleges, but will it last? Seattle Times
What Will Happen to International Students Under President Trump? Slate
Trump victory spurs global reaction from educators and students, ICEF Monitor
Trump’s win may deter international students coming to US: Experts, Indian Express
Loss of International Students? Inside Higher Ed
Indian-Americans happy with Trump going to White House, The India Eye
• Trump’s win may deter international students coming to US: Experts, Business Standard
It’s a bumpy ride ahead for Indian students, The Asian Age
Trump’s Presidential Win To Affect Higher Education, ExamWatch
Donald Trump victory spooks Indian students as election backlash rocks US campuses, First Post
International educators react to shock Trump victory, The PIE News

About Di Hu

Co-founder and principal coach at interEDGE.org, an initiative of DrEducation, to offer online training solutions to institutions to support academic and career success of international students. Follow her on @CoachDiHu

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